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Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The room was small but in the very happening location of Getsemani. Lots of nightlife very close and a short walk to the old city. I loved my small single room and the rooftop breakfast area was great. The view was of an abandoned lot and noisy at night. The sheets were clean and the bed comfy. I would have...

1Thank Michi M
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night in the two twin room. Room size not big but there is enough for our luggage, a small desk and a mini fridge. Beds were comfortable. Bathroom and room are modern. Nice cool AC which is great given temperature in Cartagena. It's a beautiful house with plenty resting area and awesome rooftop where they serve...

1Thank Jackie S
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

We arrived to Cartagena around 9pm on an evening where the lights in the entire Getsemani neighborhood had lost power. You could imagine how terrifying it was for two girls traveling alone to be led by candle light into a room with no electricity - meaning no a/c, no lights, no charging phones, and not even a source of air...

Thank Jordan L
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

We had a very nice stay at Casa Baluarte. The hotel is a charming colonial building decorated with taste. Its location is great, just a few steps away from the old city. It is a very quiet place. The room was quite small but clean and tidy with TV, ceiling fan and air conditioning. The bathroom was tiny but clean...

Thank Smileyraphie
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The location is great - right in the heart of Getsamani. The rates are good, the staff nice, and the included breakfast on the roof top terrace is a great start to the day. Issues - the rooms are incredibly small - there is not even room for your suitcase beside the bed. They have tried to do a modern...

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed 25 July 2015

The hostal is in an old colonial house. The rooms are really small and humid but the AC is function well. You have nice sitting area outside but anyway we spend most of the time outside the hotel. . the breakfast is good and the staff is really nice and helpful. The Wifi was not function in our room. (201)

Thank chispa1999
Quito, Ecuador
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Baluarte only for one night. The room is small but we were glad to have A/C in our room! Cartagena is really hot! The staff were really nice and helpful. We had a late flight, and they helped us to store our luggage! The location is good, close to the old city and restaurants.

Thank emyxu
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Actually the name promises a hostel, which is definately not the best description for it. So I went there with my Girlfriend, because Cartagena is supposed to the the romantic city and we wanted a nice private room. We payes each night 108'000 pesos which was a promotion (normally you pay 190'000, but I think they have all the time...

Thank Daniel U
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We stayed at another hostel when 1st in Cartegena which was full, so moved a couple of doors down to Casa Baluarte. For 15,000 more for a double room the hotel is a lot lot nicer and much much quieter. Set in an old colonial building which still has lots of the old furniture dotted about the place, the rooms...

Thank Ally823047
Reviewed 31 March 2015

Good location just outside the walled city. Clean, quiet, and well run. Staff was very helpful and professional. I had a private room with a nice private bathroom and air conditioning. Size of room was small by American standards but more than adequate. The cost was about $50/night. Safe. Good breakfast. Wifi was shaky in the room but fine in...

Thank Jeff S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Hotel Casa Baluarte

Address: Calle de La Media Luna 10 - 81 | Getsemani, Cartagena 130001, Colombia
Region: Colombia > Bolivar Department > Cartagena District > Cartagena
Price Range: ₹ 2,115 - ₹ 9,346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casa Baluarte 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Try to be on the 1st floor, it is nicer. Although wifi is more available downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles Peter_Tulip, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Go upstairs - the rooms appear a little larger”
 of 5 bubbles NatashaH749, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“the remodeled rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Greensensation, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to get your room in the back part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles arliane, 13 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Stay on the top floors if you absolutely must!”
 of 5 bubbles AnanyaR_13, 11 Apr 2013 | Read review
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